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So. Many. Dots. Yep, lots and lots and lots of tiny little dots of acrylic paint. Acrylic paint!¬†All of these pieces are part of a show, titled Splash, that opens later this week in New York… if you can go, GO. This is the art meets technology work of Miami based artist William Betts. I don’t fully understand his¬†process, but I do understand that I’d love to jump in a pool/go to the beach this very minute. Beautiful.

Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York {539 West 23rd Street}
June 9 – July 15, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 9th, 6 – 8 PM

 






comments (10)

  1. Cecile Vidican /// 06.06.2016 /// 8:11am

    As a stippler myself, I just love these!

  2. Ricardo Macedo /// 06.06.2016 /// 9:18am

    Is always good to find artists with disruptive aproachs to tradicional mediums like acrylic painting on canvas. Great job!

  3. Maryann Didriksen /// 06.06.2016 /// 11:24am

    beautiful

  4. Carla /// 06.06.2016 /// 1:17pm

    How cool would these paintings look when the dots would actually be stamped like in aboriginal paintings?
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  5. jenny guth /// 06.10.2016 /// 11:11am

    love thse, ethereal.

  6. Leslie Wilson-Rutterford /// 06.11.2016 /// 8:18am

    Looks a bit like cross-stitch! If you look closely you can see lots of crosses and squares and the dots at the ends and edges. Fun idea for someone who likes that medium.

  7. Nikki /// 06.12.2016 /// 10:06am

    I admire this artist’s patiently, precisely placed dots! Great subjects for this style!

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  9. maggie /// 07.13.2016 /// 6:18pm

    Chuck Close wannabee?

  10. the jealous curator /// 07.13.2016 /// 7:47pm

    oh, i don’t think i’d say that : ) … inspired by maybe? that’s sort of like saying chuck close is a seurat or dali wannabe, no?